According to preliminary data announced by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate increased by +0.1 percentage points to 4.6 percent in October. Nonfarm payrolls increased by +3,600 in October. The September monthly change in payrolls was revised from the previous report, from +14,500 to +14,100 jobs, while the September unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.5 percent. For more information see the November 22, 2022 edition of The Greenville Advocate.
- Rebecca Sponsler
- January 24, 2023
Gov. JB Pritzker issued the following statement on the decision by Effingham County Judge Morrison […]